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Neurologist (brain, nervous system)
15 years of experience
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vivek Rao is Good. Dr. Rao has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Vivek Rao, MD is board certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Education & Awards

Dr. Rao graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Rao has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Redwood City 
  • Redwood City Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Vivek Ananda Rao MD is a male Neurologist, has 15 years of experience and practices in Neurology and Vascular Neurology.
Where does Dr. Vivek A. Rao practice?
Dr. Vivek Rao has 1 office location.
Dr. Vivek Rao practices Neurology and Vascular Neurology near Redwood City, CA.
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